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BTP TECHS

(Z1) Bearish Focus

GILT TECHS

(Z1) Sharp Slide Extends

ASIA FX

Baht Worst Performer On Negative Day

SCHATZ TECHS

(Z1) Gains Considered Corrective

BOBL TECHS

(Z1) Outlook Remains Bearish

Repeats Story Initially Transmitted at 21:06 GMT May 14/17:06 EST May 14
                         May 17    May 17   May 17
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                        Initial  Phil Fed
                        Jobless       Mfg  Leading
                         Claims    Survey    Index
Data For              May 12 wk       May      Apr
Denomination                  K     Index
Median Forecast **          215      21.5      0.4
High Forecast               220      22.5      0.5
Low Forecast                210      17.5      0.2
Mean                        215      20.9      0.4
Standard Deviation          3.2       1.6      0.1
No. of Responses              8         8        7
Amherst Pierpont            210        NA       NA
Bank of the West            218      21.0      0.3
Barclays Capital            215      17.5       NA
BMO                          NA      22.0      0.4
Capital Economics            NA      20.0      0.4
CIBC                         NA        NA       NA
Comerica Bank                NA        NA      0.2
Credit Suisse                NA        NA       NA
FT Advisors                 215      22.2       NA
Goldman Sachs               210      22.5       NA
Morgan Stanley               NA        NA      0.5
Natwest                     215        NA       NA
NTL Bank Canada              NA        NA       NA
UBS                         220      20.0      0.4
UMaryland                   215      22.2      0.3
     
** Note: The survey median is compiled solely from the forecasts listed above
and is not intended to represent a market consensus.
--MNI Washington Bureau; +1 202-371-2121; email: holly.stokes@marketnews.com
[TOPICS: MTABLE]